Getting Involved

Would you like to learn more about the activities and events that are happening in our API communities?

Do you have interest in participating or joining campus organizations? Would you like to build connections with fellow API students? Here are some resources you may want to check out.

Asian Pacific American Student Development

APASDAsian American Student Development (APASD) office aims to serve the changing needs of API students on the UC Berkeley campus. The APASD office provides and supports programs that enhance students' educational experiences and celebrates API individual and collective experiences. Programs include internships, leadership opportunities, and community service projects. In addition, activities such as an annual API issues conference and cultural shows are opportunities for students to build connections with one another and across campus communities.

To learn more about APASD, please contact the APASD office at 249 Cesar E. Chavez Student Center. APASD student interns will be able to provide you with information about APASD as well as API events on campus. You can also contact Dawn Le Tu, Director of Asian Pacific American Student Development ( dawnleetu@berkeley.edu).

Resource Guide for API Students

This wonderful webpage for API students, developed by the Office of Student Development, provides more information on academics, housing (Asian Pacific American Theme Program) student groups, and support.

Student Organizations

Getting involved in student organizations is a valuable part of your education. Not only will you make friends but you can get involved in activities that will spark your passions and develop your skills as a leader and organizer. There are over 900 registered student groups on campus that range from culture, religion, politics, public service, academics to careers. For more information, visit the Center for Student Leadership.